Forever is the tenth studio album by American DJ, record producer and rapper DJ Mala. It was released on August 13, 2010, by 1 Records and Def Jam Recordings.

It was originally tentatively confirmed for July 31, 2010 through Def Jam Recordings, however, it was pushed back once more and finally released on August 10, 2010 in the Japan and August 13, 2010 in the US.

Background and release

In December 31st, 2009, DJ Mala leaves Jive/Zomba, In February 2nd, 2010, DJ Mala signed to the Def Jam Recordings, and announced he was working on his tenth and final solo album and DJ Mala announced retirement.

An instrumental version of the album was released on the iTunes Store on September 2, 2010.

Commercial performance

Forever debuted at number 7 on the US Billboard 200, selling 45,000 copies in its first week, the album fell quickly, falling to 42 in its second week and 52 in its third. It also debuted at number one on the Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. On September 20, 2008, the album has sold 159,400 copies in the United States.

Track listing

No. Title Producer(s)
1. Hello Guy! ft. Jazze Pha and Pimp C DJ Mala
2. Congratulations ft. Cherish, Fabolous and Red Café DJ Mala, Polow Da Don
3. Heavy ft RichGirl DJ Mala
4. Rules of Contacts ft. Teairra Mari
5. I'm Listening ft. Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and Akon DJ Mala, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
6. Lost Jobs ft. Donell Jones and El Debarge
7. No 200 ft. Pleasure P. The Bizness
8. Charts ft. Ludacris and Ms. Lee DJ Mala, Mario Winans
9. Hmm. ft. K. Michelle DJ Mala, The-Dream, Tricky
10. So End This ft. Keri Hilson and Ms. Lee DJ Mala, Timbaland
11. Brand New Thing ft. T.I., Ciara, T-Pain and Nicki Minaj DJ Mala, Ghostliner
12. Final Exam ft. Too $hort, Charlie Wilson, Snoop Dogg and E-40
13. HaHa ft. Clipse and Pharrell The Neptunes
14. Fiction ft. Usher DJ Mala, Hyper Exam
15. Something Use ft. and Ne-Yo
16. Closely ft. Rihanna and Drake Boi-1da, DJ Mala
17. Average Joint (ft. Gucci Mane) DJ Mala, Ghostliner
17. 1 Records IX (featuring Jay-Z, Faith Evans and J. Cole) DJ Mala
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